Maverick News

March 31, 2020

Town Hall Presentation - Fri. 4/3 at 11:00

Yes, we're going to try to pull this off. Check your email Wed. or Thurs. for more details.

Submit Video Shout-Outs by Thurs. 4/2

Instead of the Sticky Notes, we want your short (20 seconds max) videos for Town Hall. Send a shout-out to a friend or show us something fun you're doing at home. Email submissions to: scott.michaels@dpsnc.net

Prom Interest Survey

We may still have prom, in June. Interested? Please fill out the super-short survey.

Accessing the DTCC Library Online

The library is here to help with the transition to online teaching and learning and to support you.


24/7 online chat service


https://www.durhamtech.edu/library/chat-with-librarian


Online library instruction and library orientations


Please use this request form linked from the library website under Library Forms:


https://durhamtech1.wufoo.com/forms/w1291lin1xk2wvi/


We can work with classes over Sakai Meetings, MS Teams, or Zoom. These can be synchronous during your class time or we can create custom videos for you.


Please remember that we have tons of online resources including ebooks, research databases, streaming video collections, and custom research guides that can be found on the library website:


https://www.durhamtech.edu/library


We are also posting regularly to our blog with resources and information and to provide stress relief and humor. Feel free to subscribe to stay connected with us:


https://libraryblog.durhamtech.edu/


We have a general library email that you can use: library@durhamtech.edu or you can contact us individually.

NC School Closure Extended to May 15

A joint statement of the State Board of Education and State Superintendent Mark Johnson can be found here:

https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/NCSBE/bulletins/282c955

Financial Tips for Students During Coronavirus

Students in Need of Computers or WiFi

Do you need internet access and/or a device? Please let Ms. Taylor-Simon know as soon as possible so she can come up with a plan to make sure you stay connected to get college credits. crystal.taylor-simon@dpsnc.net

Free Internet for Students

Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband & Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 or college students who do not have a Spectrum broadband subscription & at any service level up to 100 Mbps. Call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees waived for new student households. The website for the information is: https://www.internetessentials.com Spectrum also has information at:
https://www.spectrum.com/browse/content/spectrum-internet-assist

DPS Covid-19 Page

For all things related to the district and Coronavirus, please visit the DPS web page.

Durham Tech's Covid-19 Page

Donate to Help DPS Students Affected by School Closings

The DPS Foundation is coordinating directly with our school district and youth-serving non-profits to ensure support efforts are aligned and resources are allocated to the most pressing needs. Your donation will provide necessary funds for supporting critical needs identified by DPS and our community partners such as meals and remote learning resources.
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